Board of Directors


Karl Brack

Board Vice Chair

Columbia Gas of Virginia

Elizabeth Whalley Buono

Hancock, Daniel L.L.C.     

Angie Collins

Wells Fargo Bank 


Jamia Crockett

Board Treasurer

Mary Washington Healthcare


Alex DerHovhannessian  


Rudy Garcia  

Global View Capital Advisors


Jeanine Harper

Greater Richmond SCAN


Chavis Harris

Immediate Past Chair  

Angels 4 Angels Inc.   

Stanley Jones 

Stafford County Public Schools


Sarah McLean

Adiuvans Foundation

Cynthia Morrow, MD

Va Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Jon Nafziger

Child Health Partnership


Jace Padden 

Friedman Law Firm PC   


Angie Russ 

City of Hampton
Healthy Families


Jim Seevers

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Lisa Specter-Dunaway

Families Forward Virginia

Ed Speedling 


John Thomas

Board Chair 


Laurel Aparicio, Director of Early Impact Virginia, First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam and Lisa Specter-Dunaway, CEO

Lisa Specter-Dunaway

Chief Executive Officer 

Previously Lisa served as Chief Executive Officer of CHIP of Virginia for

11 years. She has more than 25 years of program development and management experience focusing on services for children and families. 


Lisa earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Virginia and a Masters of Public Administration, with a concentration in nonprofit management, from L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.  

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